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A 100-tonne takeoff weight error eluded several checks.
by Mark Lacagnina
The FAA issues a long-awaited fatigue-fighting rule, and cargo pilots challenge their exclusion.
by Linda Werfelman
Pilot reluctance to report fatigue undermines FRMS.
by Simon Bennett
Evolving fatigue risk management systems increase two airlines’ confidence about alertness.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Accidents involving Western-built commercial jets reached a new low in 2011, but CFIT accidents cast…
by James M. Burin
Airmanship — and some luck — were needed after both engines flamed out.
by Per Holmberg
Mechanical Issues, Helicopter Safety
A metallic particle was the only sign of the impending fatal failure of the AS332’s…
Investigators failed to ‘connect the dots’ in their analysis of language factors in the 2006…
by Elizabeth Mathews
Heavy snowfall and high wind from monster storms called bomb cyclones periodically disrupt aviation operations.
by Ed Brotak
A lot of people who read this column spend their days looking for the next…
by William R. Voss
Reining in government spending has become a political fixation in North America and Europe, with…
by J.A. Donoghue
It has been about 18 months since I came aboard the Foundation as executive vice…
by Capt. Kevin L. Hiatt
LightSquared Alleges ‘Rigged’ GPS Testing LightSquared, a U.S. company preparing to launch a wireless mobile…
Since the first Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) audit was conducted in December 2010, some…
by Greg Marshall
The 185 delegates from 52 states who participated in the 1944 Chicago Convention that created…
by Deborah A.P. Herman
A study of accidents in Alaska provides evidence that it’s best to follow the rules.
by Rick Darby
Correct V speeds rely on valid takeoff performance parameters.
High speed and heavy rain factor in a runway excursion.